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At the 2015 ISTE Conference NWEA announced the launch of Skills Navigator®, a new K-8 classroom assessment system for math, reading comprehension, vocabulary and language usage that helps teachers accomplish...


Dr. Pamela Jones, Director of Curriculum and Assessment at Chippewa Valley School District, highlights use of NWEA interim assessment tools as part of a balanced assessment system that prepares students and builds...


Raymond Yeagley has published an article in the June 2015, School Administrators magazine titled, Shifting Assessments. In this article Raymond discusses the rightly placed expectation that test scores will be lower...


Kappan has created a site focused on the Common Core, featuring the Phantom Collapse which was written by researchers John Cronin and Nate Jensen. Click here: http://www.kappancommoncore.org/


Bear Creek Middle School in Fairburn, GA, will be making good use of their Innovation Funds grant to increase student math “mastery” and train teachers. They will be using MAP to measure student...


This school reverse engineered key college predictors to help students start to reach their ultimate goal as early as fifth grade. Read more about this story at this link.


At a recent Cody School Board meeting (located in Cody, WY), Assistant Superintendent Betsy Sell outlined the success of MAP test. “The beauty of MAP is that it allows all...


McClintock Principal Paul Williams and Jennifer Brown, the school’s New Classrooms Director of Growth & Expansion, said McClintock Middle School (Charlotte, NC) was the first school in the Carolinas to...


Preliminary results … using NWEA’s MAP assessments in 23 personalized learning schools over two years, show promising outcomes – better achievement gains in English and math than comparison schools with...


In an article, Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal shares her firsthand knowledge on what it takes to turn schools around and how MAP data shows that schools are moving in the right direction.


Steve Matthews, Superintendent of Novi Community Schools in Michigan reports that assessments are an important part of teaching and learning and MAP tests help give immediate feedback for teacher.


As part of a School Improvement Grant, Principal David Higgs uses MAP data, to compare student scores to national averages, to showcase that “Good things are happening at DePue Schools.”


April 16, 2012  –   Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) announced today that the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) has approved the Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) assessments for use in the...


Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) announced today that it will acquire Children’s Progress, Inc., a New York-based adaptive assessment and reporting firm with a focus on pre-K – 3rd grade students....


NWEA is a nonprofit organization providing assessment, professional development, and research services to SEAs and LEAs. As a user of PII on behalf of LEAs and SEAs, we find the...